[rescue] Slightly OT: Bad Cap Saga
alaric at metrocast.net
Mon Aug 18 17:51:48 CDT 2008
Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
> Everyone used to do that with memory chips. At one particular time, no
> one made 200ms memory chips, they made 150ms ones. The ones that passed
> testing at 150ms were sold as 150's., the ones that passed at 175 were
> sold as 175's, the ones that passed at 200 were sold as 200's, and the
> rest were sold as 225's.
Seagate used to test all their hard disks as RLL. The ones that passed
were sold as RLL disks; those that failed were sold as MFM.
Phil Stracchino, CDK#2 DoD#299792458 ICBM: 43.5607, -71.355
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